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1270, Rome, Forum Romanum - Regia I

  • Record number: 1270
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Forum Romanum - Regia I
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Tiles, ridge
  • Comparanda: For similar fabric: ridge tile R64.170, ridge cover tile R64.339
  • Remarks: Fragment of ridge tile side edge & beveled border. Red clay typical of earliest tiles at Cerveteri & Satricum: reused on third-phase building.
  • Bibliography: Downey 1995, p. 85, no. 32 (associated with 3rd Regia); Winter 2009a, pp. 44-45, 1.H.2
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from the Regia. Author: Downey, S.B.. Journal and volume number: PAAR 30. Place of publication: Ann Arbor, MI. Publication Date: 1995
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Associated elements: From Section 6b: raking simas R65.24, R65.38, R65.34
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium forense
  • Height: 14.5
  • Width: 14.3
  • Clay: 2.5YR 3/6
  • Paint: Red slip on outside & on borders
  • Condition: Part of 1 side edge & border
  • Thickness tile: 1.5
  • Inner H raised side edge: 2.7
  • Outer H raised side edge: 3.4
  • Width raised side edge: 1.7

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